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the astronomical national debt and the deficits, but when i heard you commenting on it, i remembered former treasury secretary paul o'neill saying in his book that you had told him reagan proved that deficits don't matter. can you square the two, the concerns about deficits now versus during the bush/cheney administration? >> sure. well, at the time that was referred to in the o'neill book was back in the beginning of the bush administration. at the time we had surpluses. and the issue was whether or not we could both build up military force at the same time that we were concerned about deficit spending, and my point was that ronald reagan had done exactly that, that he had run a deficit in order to build up our military capability back in the early '80s, and it proved a remarkable decision on his part. >> and to cut taxes. >> and cut taxes at the same time. so i'm not opposed under certain circumstances to running deficits. the debt is another problem and we've gotten to the point now where especially because of entitlement programs but because there really hasn't been much done in the way
is on an unsustainable fiscal course. >> we have had record deficits. >> record deficits for the past five years? the senator conveniently left out some major information. under president obama, deficits have gone down five straight years. the fastest drop since world war ii. down $409 billion since 2012. republicans are quiet about that, but they're still making stuff up about health care. >> what i want is the finest possible health care for america that we can have. we did have fabulous health care, and i think we can again. >> almost 50 million americans lacked coverage before obama care. and it was fabulous? when you're desperate for the president to fail, you really will do and say anything. well, we're not going to fall for it or let them get away with it. joining me now is congressman jim mcdermott democrat from washington and msnbc contributor goldie taylor. thank you to both of you for joining me. >> thank you. >> good to be here. >> congressman, some republicans want to pretend coverage in america used to be fabulous. i mean, how do you deal with that? >> well, you know, al, it's real
the deficit. that is one of the biggest whoppers among a bunch of lies, but the biggest whopper is president obama saying it would reduce the deficit. i think it will add trillions to the deficit. >> we have been following it. remember, they said it would be so easy to use. premiums would decrease. we know that is not true either. you can keep your doctor. if you like your plan you can keep your plan. it will only be $900 billion. tell me if i'm wrong in my analysis, senator. i see that the president pretty much had three options. once, this was the holy grail for the left for a long time. progressives have wanted this for a long time. but if they knew the truth about the effects, that it wouldn't garner enough votes in congress. so they had three choices, the first was to tell the truth and push for the program anyway, the second was to change the program and address the concerns, and the third would be to lie. >> i think as disengene disinge nicer way of saying a lie, they say if you're going to lose your insurance, you lose your plan. he said no, if you have your doctor, you have your ins
is godly or we're going the wrong way which is ungodly. i mean, is this about budget deficits? is this about something you put your fingers on like mathemat s mathematics? or something else he's talking about here? i think he's talking apocalyptics. i see it. your thoughts. >> i do too. and, you know, it's working for him. people say, well, this strategy was a failure. sure, it was a failure. it was a failure for republicans nationally. it was a failure for republicans in the congress. but was it a failure for ted cruz? he's got bigger fund raising lists as a result of what he did. he's got converts that will go to the wall for him in iowa and states like that. was it a failure from his perspective? maybe not. >> so it's all about -- governor, is it all about getting the right wing rail, get that rail position hardest right you can get and make sure rand paul or nobody else gets there. as long as you hold to that position, hardest right candidate, you're going to get a huge chunk of votes. is that the thinking? >> absolutely. i think ted cruz is motivated totally selfishly in
contradicting what he said. this from a guy who ran as candidate who was going to end the trust deficit. >> okay, panel, my loser, a beard. because my staff put in should bret grow a beard in support of no shave november? 70 percent said no. and apparently that's why. duck dynasty beards? in support of men's health early detection prostate cancer good cause just no beard. that's it for the panel. stay tuned for a a clip of kathleen sebelius bringing down the house and also bing results. check it out. i can't believe your mom has a mom cave! today i have new campbell's chuy spicy chicken quesadilla soup. she gives me chunky before every game. i'm very souperstitious. haha, that's a good one! haha! [ male announcer ] campbell's chunky soup. it fills you up right. so ally bank has a] that wothat's correct.a rate. cause i'm really nervous about getting trapped. why's that? uh, mark? go get help! i have my reasons. look, you don't have to feel trapped with our raise your rate cd. if our rate on this cd goes up, yours can too. oh that sounds nice. don't feel trapped with the ally raise your rate cd. a
for her cant december as apoiopposed to sena mike enzi, and also deficits. he's been critical of the obama administration when it comes to deficits and the national debt. but i pointed out that deficits and the national debt went up when bush and cheney were in office, and a lot people say the national debt is the size it is today because of many items from the bush/cheney years such as the bush/cheney tax cuts, the medicare prescription drug benefit and iraq and afghanistan. those wars not being quote/unquote paid for. i did ask him about that as well. >> we'll look for the interview, jake tapper thank you very much. the interview with former vice president at the top of the hour on "the lead." coming up next here, a major announcement from penn state university today. the school has agreed to sett settlements with vict26 victims the former assistant football coach, jerry sandusky. how much the school will be paying. >> plus, dangerous pirates, crews on secret tankers, and britney spears? you heard me right. you will not believe how all three are indeed connected. so you can feel free to
a double-digit deficit or a nine-point deficit to a three-point deficit during the span of a week. why? no question about it, it's obamacare. and fact that his opponent backs it. so this has real electoral consequences, and democrats who weren't behind the law to begin with, when they see poll numbers like that and results like this in virginia and these things happening, they're going to tell mr. president that they would rather not grind it out. martha: yeah. looked like terry mcauliffe was going to clobber cucinelli in virginia. if that race is even very tight in the end, it's going to send a signal that, no doubt, a lot of democrats are going to be watching closely across the country. chris, thank you so much. have a great day, have a great weekend. and sign up for chris' daily political newsletter, fox news first. go to and just put your e-mail address in there, and you will et request it -- get it. so what do you think about all of this at home, folks? what do you think about the six people? send me a tweet @marthamaccallum and chime in, let us know what
to sequestration. we have reduced federal spending. we have reduced the deficit in half. so this idea that if we get more money to the treasury from the wealthiest americans and all the democrats are going to do is go out and spend it, there is no record of that under the obama years. stick around. rapid response panel coming up. >>> i'm jackie deangelis with your cnbc market wrap. a mixed day for stocks. the dow losing 1 one point. the s&p gaining two. industrial projection only edging up by .6% in august. and higher mortgage rates taking aa toll on the housing market. home sales plunging 5.6% in september. and tweeting a coffee to a friend is now possible. starbucks launching the program today, allowing instant gift cards to be sent via twitter. that's it from cnbc, first in business worldwide. as your life changes, fidelity is there for your personal economy, helping you readjust along the way, refocus as careers change and kids head off to college, and revisit your investments as retirement gets closer. wherever you are today, fidelity's guidance can help you fine-tune your personal economy.
bipartisan transportation legislation. they went into this fall with a deficit, and then occurred the shutdown. and the shutdown has really turned off virginia voters. they see that as a dysfunctional congress, they see it as an example of that extremism. they don't like it. many of us were affected by it, because virginia is very much tied to the federal government in terms of investment defense spending and technology investment. and i think the republicans are going to pay a very heavy price for that next tuesday. >> you know, we have -- you talk about sort of the gender gap there. you have the latest poll, "washington post"/abc news has mcauliffe winning by 24 points among women. i think back to four years ago, mcauliffe, his national reputation, he was a bungler. sort of a d.c. big pun guy. he ran four years ago in virginia, got trounced in the democratic primary. you know, i hear there's a writer for "new york" magazine who said at the start of this campaign this year that terry mcauliffe is the democrat that democrats have been dreaming of voting against. i just look at thi
. >> the team was the worst team in 47 years last year. it wasn't just a talent deficit. guys were left over from the collapse of 2011 that didn't want to be here. josh beckett. adrian gonzalez, paul crawford. they were guys here and gonzalez and crawford were talented. they went to l.a. and it was good again. who was more fun to watch hit than him. they were complaining about night games and road trips and not a good fit for him to be in the market. you get seven guys like david ross and napoli and dempster and nose guys. they thrived this this thing. it was a total clubhouse culture transformation. >> i think one of the great moments of this world series, you talked about these guys and how they stayed loose. ross gets on base a couple of nights ago and hasn't had a couple of hits. turns to the first base coach and said nice to meet you. they laugh and next time he comes up and blows the game wide open. they called themselves idiots in 2004 because they were too stupid to know there was a curse. now you look at the characters and it takes quirky characters to be able to perform this suffoc
's the key to your pound a day? >> it's creating a 3500 calorie day deficit. every 3500 calories you don't consume or burn, you lose a pound of fat. you do that by eating constantly. skipping meals makes you gain weight. >> exactly. >> six or seven a day. 200 to 300 calories each. not too great. a 16 ounce chocolate smoothie has 30 grams of pro10 and 11 grams of fiber made without sugar or fat. i have a chinese fruit that is sweet and calorie-free. after that, a small egg wight omelette and after that, i will do something like stir fried beef and broccoli and a green smoothy and two to three hours and it keeps going. >> sign me up. >> let's underline this. skipping meals is the way to gain weight. >> that's right. >> why? >> here's why. after two to three hours, your body needs nutrition. if you don't provide nutrition and get the hunger pang, we know that feeling, whatever you consume after your blood has changed that you are in starvation mode gets stored as fat. >> oh, no! >> cave man mode. >> you stay in cave man mode. let's show this again. isn't this great? >> yes. everything you h
a boost from that. >> budget deficit will be next. >> stay with me for a second because i think there's somebody else who's done a lot of wrong here and i'm part of it, and that's the media. i think a lot of the horror stories you've seen, the controlling of how we have done it. pays to do your research. ♪ [ male announcer ] staying warm and dry has never been our priority. our priority is, was and always will be serving you, the american people. so we improved priority mail flat rate to give you a more reliable way to ship. now with tracking up to eleven scans, specified delivery dates, and free insurance up to $50 all for the same low rate. [ woman ] we are the united states postal service. [ man ] we are the united states postal service. [ male announcer ] and our priority is you. go to® and try it today. wears off. [ female announcer ] stop searching and start repairing. eucerin professional repair moisturizes while actually repairing very dry skin. the end of trial and error has arrived. try a free sample at be careful babe. [ doorbell rings ] let's see
't understand why they're intervening when it comes to required reading. >> give a $100 million deficit in philadelphia, they are intervening because they do this all the time. they don't want to fix the basic problem. they get distracted. they are pretty radical and that is why they went into this book. >> radical. howard zinn's writings included ideas of socialism. you were wise enough to question one of the council women on this, genie blackwell. you asked her when you interviewed her, he's an apologist for fidel castro. why should this be required reading? what did she have to say? >> she said essentially in the interview what's wrong with castro? he must be doing something right. otherwise he wouldn't stay in power this long. she also said people's parents like marco rubio's who fled, he said let's be for equality, white, black and brown and these people didn't want equality. that is why they went to the united states. >> i want to throw out a couple of quotes we have on him. he said, quote, how can you have a war on terrorism when war itself is terrorism? talking about civil disob
not believe that the system as currently tooled is workable. i think a this will add enormously to the deficit and i hate to say that, but it becomes clear now, because people are going to resist paying this brand-new tax and particularly the young and healthy. they're going to say why are you -- i'm already struckling. look how high unemployment is among my demographic is anyway. how unhappy i am with you old folks telling you what i have to do and now i have to buy this when i don't need it. if only we had kept our powder do i and waited until the launch, waited until the failure and then complain. >> all became political. and the president's poll numbers are dropping. the headline in the new york post today, go frisk yourself. we've got this stop and frisk policy here in new york city. many have said that it's one of the reasons the crime is so low here, including the guy who wants to be the next mayor says i would get rid of it. the good news for people, if you like it, apparently the judge who ruled on this has been booted and the federal monitors for this have been put on hold. >> ray ke
. whatever you consider his management style, we're more concern about the budget deficit, passing the budget, passing the debt ceiling issue and getting government back to work again and getting health care straight. so i know that this is,in', another condrived issue by the only on people whose approval rating is lower than the president, toous congress. >> but he has said he was unaware. this is a conservative's dream, though. if you don't agree with obama, you want him playing golf, don't you? >> this has been the narrative of the white house is that he's been the bystander. he didn't know the website wasn't ready. he didn't know we were spying on angela merkel. this is what's coming out of the white house. and i have to disagree, respectfully, with the reverend. this has been a consistent critique from the left and the white. during the syria crisis three months ago, it was maureen dowd, it was dana millbank from the washington post who called the president a bystander. so this is nothing new. it's been fairly consistent and it has emerged because of his consistent governing style of cre
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